Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms Across the Upper Midwest; Flash Flooding Possible from the Upper Midwest to Southern Plains and Desert Southwest Through Friday

Portions of the Upper Midwest will see an increased threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening, with a few strong tornadoes possible. The same region remains on alert for additional flash flood concerns. Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding across the Desert Southwest today, and Southern Plains by Friday. Finally, Major-to-record river flooding continues across the Carolinas. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Lake Charles Regional Airport (KLCH)

Lat: 30.13°NLon: 93.23°WElev: 7ft.

Fair

81°F

27°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed E 7 mph
Barometer 29.99 in (1016.4 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Sep 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

Sulphur LA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 86 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 102. East wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Heat index values as high as 98. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. South wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
Sulphur LA
 30.24°N 93.37°W
9:06 am CDT Sep 20, 2018
9am CDT Sep 20, 2018-6pm CDT Sep 26, 2018
 
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